The original founder and visionary behind automotive telematics, returns to Procon Analytics to lead the company’s IoT strategy.
Boling, a trailblazer in automotive GPS, holds multiple IoT patents leveraging GPS technology. Prior to putting the core Procon team back together, he held the CEO position at Connected Holdings, an Intelligent Services Platform company that incubates new IoT startups. There he successfully incubated several connected car technology solutions that ultimately became the foundation of Procon Analytics. Boling founded one of the early automotive IoT companies, Procon Inc., back in 2003. During his earlier tenure at Procon, the company delivered nearly 4 million connected automotive GPS tracking devices He ultimately spun off the sub-prime automotive finance solutions under a new name, Spireon. Spireon became the first and only aftermarket automotive group in the USA to deliver over 1 million devices per year under his leadership.
Boling started his career at Philips Consumer Electronics Company. While at Philips, Boling managed the High Frequency Business in Singapore, where he led the Far East division through its highest growth period in Phillips’ 40-year history. In this position, he was responsible for the design, construction and start-up of new industrial facilities in Indonesia and Malaysia. Other accomplishments included restructuring the Philips Acoustics Group, headquartered in Belgium, where Boling engineered a successful turnaround that involved significant labor relation challenges in Western Europe. Boling later was the GM of the Philips TV business in the USA.
Boling has a BA and MBA from the University of Tennessee.